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  • Odorous compounds monitoring, olfactometry, human noses ? Which option should you choose ?

    OMCTS 2015 - 14 & 15 September 2015 During this event where Chromatotec® was Platinum Sponsor, a conference on "Odorous compounds monitoring, olfactometry, human noses ? Which option should you choose ?" has been presented by Louis Vivola, Expert in Gas Analysis, Odor Department. To access the abstract of the conference, click on above pdf file to read it. ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • 1st Presentation EURODEUR 2007 - Marseille France

    Odors analysis by online gas chromatography The sulphur compounds such as hydrogen sulphide or mercaptans are present in the industrial environment and generate not only smells to be treated in an environmental purpose but also represent an important risk of toxicity. We find them for example in the water in fermentation and consequently throughout the process of waste water in treatment plant. ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • GC and the world`s most foul smelling fruit

    Scientists have been researching what gives the Durian fruit its distinctive foul smell using GC techniques for odor analysis. With its name deriving from the Malay/Indonesian word Durio meaning "spike", the Durian is renowned for its divisive smell - many finding its smell an inviting fragrance whilst others simply detest it. Few sit on the fence when it comes to the Durian smell. The unique ...

  • Analysis of Sulfur Compounds in Air

    Problems of odor emissions from local paper plant Analysis of sulfur compounds in ambient air at ppb levels is requested. Client has SO2 analyzer in situ, showing levels of approx 0-10 ppb in general. The concentration variations of SO2 for our analyzer and the current system followed the same trend throughout the 10 days period. However, our TRS Medor has a much higher response to SO2 which ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Publication of an Odour Guideline for prescribed premises in Western Australia

    The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) of Western Australia has released a draft Odour guideline for prescribed premises designed to guide applicants, licensees, consultants, members of the public and Department staff on the requirements for odour impact risk analysis. This guideline sets out DWER’s information requirements for the analysis of odour impact risk for ...


    By Olores.org

  • Last days for Feedback Submissions of the Odour Guideline for Prescribed Premises in Western Australia

    In January 2018, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) of Western Australia released a draft of an Odour guideline for prescribed premises designed to guide applicants, licensees, consultants, members of the public and Department staff on the requirements for odour impact risk analysis. The public consultation will finish the next 19 April 2018, so if you have any ...


    By Olores.org

  • Odour Control System Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 – 2027

    The company Future Market Insights, is based in Pune, India. This year they have released a report titled ‘Odour Control System Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 – 2027’. In this report, they have scrutinised the global odour control system market for a ten-year period ending in 2027. The historical analysis from 2012 to 2016 has ...


    By Olores.org

  • Sensenet: the new brand of Odournet for sensory analysis of products

    Odournet Group presents Sensenet, a new brand developed for the sensory evaluation of clients products. This new brand will be focused on sensory analysis and consumer testing, while Odournet will continue focusing on the environmental odour consultancy. Sensenet uses sensory techniques in combination with advanced molecular odour evaluation, unravelling the molecular structure of smell to ...


    By Olores.org

  • New Ultra Portable Olfactometer for field measurement of odours

    Alpha M.O.S extends its range of odour measurement equipment with a new ultra portable olfactometer. Lightweight and very easy to use, this rugged instrument is used for accurate quantification of odour strength by sensory analysis. This versatile field olfactometer is a valuable instrument for multiples applications: Ad hoc assessment of odour emissions in the field, emission sources ranking, ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • A new automatic sampling solution, combining Rubix WT1 and Lab Service OdorPrep will be presented at the NOSE conference

    On the occasion of the 6th International Conference on Environmental Odour Monitoring an Control in Milano (Italy) from September 9 to September 12 2018, Rubix S&I and its Partner Lab Service Analytica will present in exclusivity their new automatic sampling solution, wich combines Rubix WT1 and Lab Service OdorPrep. The sampling is automatically triggered by the WT1 in case of odor emission ...


    By Olores.org

  • Gas Shipping and Storage Operation Safety

    Gastech, Amsterdam (Netherland) - 21 - 24 March 2011 Introduction Companies involved with natural gas need to control both qualitatively and quantitatively the odorant species in natural gas for safety reasons. Chromatotec has introduced the energyMedor, an automated, on-line analyser for on site measurement of sulphur compound odorants in natural gas. A proven gas chromatography technique ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Symposium Emissions and Odours from materials - BELGIUM

    Bruxelles - 1 - 2 October 2008 Air quality concerns more and more industries and scientists. More materials are emetting volatile organic compounds. CHROMATOTEC is active in this market thanks to its range of CG dedicated to ambient air monitoring. During this symposium, we will be holding a conference on "Sensitive detection of odour by gas chromatography: VOC and sulphur compounds ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Texas Property Owners May Face Soot Contamination from Wildfires

    Six new wildfires, in six separate counties, were reported in Texas yesterday. Each was fortunately brought under control. That was the good news; the bad news was that fire officials were still trying to manage 19 other much large blazes across the state in 13 counties. The historic wildfire season has prompted Governor Rick Perry to renew a disaster proclamation for all 249 counties in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Shimadzu`s New Thermal Desorption Systems Provide Accurate Analysis of Volatile Compounds

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of the TD-30 series of thermal desorption systems. These pretreatment, sample introduction units will be available for use with Shimadzu’s new Nexis GC-2030 Gas Chromatograph as well as its entire GCMS product line. With large sample capacities, an efficient workflow, and a robust design, they are ideally suited for the ...

  • EMSL Analytical Launches MysteryOdor.com

    This month, a new online resource for the people dealing with mystery and nuisance odors became available. EMSL Analytical, Inc., one the North America’s largest air quality testing laboratories, is pleased to announce the launch of MysteryOdor.com. Mystery odors in an indoor environment can cause everything from a nuisance to health concerns for building occupants. These same odors can ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystery Odor Causes Evacuation of Major Florida Airport

    In May, more than 1,000 people were evacuated from Terminal 2 at the Fort Lauderdale airport. The evacuation was caused after a strong odor was detected near the security checkpoint. Three Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees and two travelers were overcome by the fumes and taken to a nearby hospital. Part of the terminal remained evacuated for approximately 2 hours as local ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystery Odor Sickens Seven People at Indianapolis Hospital

    Last month, USA Today published a report about seven adults becoming ill after exposure to an unknown substance at an Indianapolis hospital.� The event closed the hospital’s emergency room for several hours as the Indianapolis Fire Department responded to the scene. The event started when a mystery odor prompted a call to the fire department.� Emergency responders arrived to investigate a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Industrial Measurement and control market in China outpaces other countries

    The market for industrial measurement and control products and services is growing at a much more rapid pace in China than any other country of the world. Furthermore, in some segments China is the world’s largest purchaser. These are the conclusions quickly apparent by querying the online, interactive World Markets for Your Products, published by the McIlvaine Company. Two ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Nuisance Odor Results in $2.3 Million in Damages

    Last month, The State published a news story about a federal jury awarding six residents of Bishopville, South Carolina with a $2.3 million verdict. The residents had complained and filed a lawsuit against a landfill owner for nuisance odors that they claimed made their life miserable. The multimillion dollar verdict followed two weeks of testimony and several days of jury deliberations. The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystery Odor Causes Several Hundred Emergency Calls in Southern California

    Earlier this week, Los Angeles’ KTLA reported that the Los Angeles Fire Department had received hundreds of phone calls regarding a disturbing mystery odor. According to the report, “KTLA viewers reported the stench over a wide area -- from Fontana, Redlands and Hesperia to the north San Fernando Valley to Valencia.” The odor was described as smelling like a mixture of rotten ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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